The President of the Republic of Armenia
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President Armen Sarkissian’s message in the memory of the victims of the carnage organized in Soviet Azerbaijan and Day of Protection of the Rights of the Expelled Armenian Population
Dear Compatriots: Today is the 32nd anniversary of the tragic events in Sumgait town of Azerbaijan. In those days in February, 1988, supported by the criminal acquiescence of the authorities of Soviet Azerbaijan, local armed gangs in Sumgait executed mass violence against the Armenian population, which mounted to massacres, accompanied by torture, rape, looting, and torching of the Armenian property. As a result of the crime instigated and carried out at the state level multiple citizens...
Congratulatory message of President Armen Sarkissian on the occasion of Artsakh’s Revival Day
Dear Compatriots, Today is Artsakh’s Revival Day, and I congratulate us all on this occasion. The very name of the day conveys completely what was happening on February 20, 1988 on the central plaza of Stepanakert. On that day not only Artsakh was revived but the Armenian dream itself, the idea of independent statehood. That day solidified our unity and a strong message was sent that the time for restored justice and victory of freedom had come. The Artsakh movement, which...
Address of H.E. Armen Sarkissian, the President of the Republic of Armenia “Holocaust Remembrance Week” dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp and the end of World War II
Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute January 29, 2020 Dear friends, Dear representatives of the Jewish community of Armenia, Dear participants of the Holocaust Remembrance Week The Holocaust Remembrance Week, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp and the end of World War II, and today's event is not only a tribute to the Jewish people, victims of the Holocaust, but also a reminder for the...
President Armen Sarkissian’s congratulatory message on the occasion of the Army Day
Dear Soldiers, Distinguished Officers and Generals, Dear Compatriots, I convey my congratulations on the occasion of the Army Day, wishing us all peace and new victories. The Armenian Army was born and formed in modern times, in the heroic battles of our fight for freedom. It restated the glory and repute which the Armenian military always had starting from Imperial times to Sardarapat and the World War II, in which courageous sons of our nation, from marshals, generals to...
President Armen Sarkissian’s remarks at the award ceremony held on the occasion of Independence Day
Distinguished Mr. Prime Minister, Distinguished Speaker of the National Assembly, Dear Soldiers and Officers, Esteemed Representatives of intelligentsia, Beloved Compatriots, Ladies and Gentlemen, I congratulate us all on the approaching greatest state and national holiday – Independence Day. Today, I have a gratifying and honorable mission – to hand state awards to the individuals who earned them through their dedicated work. Dear Awardees, I am...
President Sarkissian’s address at the official opening of the Residence of the Catholicos
“Your Holiness, Distinguished Mr. Karapetian and representatives of the Karapetian family, Dear compatriots and guests, Ladies and gentlemen, Over 1700 years ago, the Main Cathedral had been built on this territory which later became a wonderful compound. It had created around itself a special environment – spiritual, Christian, and of course, Armenian. Today, that compound is a spiritual center and a pilgrimage site for our entire nation. Among the...